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Chris Thompson

Washington Redskins
Running Back

Ht: 5.7 | Wt: 195

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Redskins | Chris Thompson listed as questionable

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:45:48 -0800

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 2, and is listed as questionable for Week 13.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson should be fine for the game against the Arizona Cardinals and will see his usual workload. He has not posted great numbers in his limited playing time and can be passed over in all leagues.

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Redskins | Thursday injury report for Washington

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:30:03 -0800

Washington Redskins DE Anthony Lanier (shin) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 1. CB Bashaud Breeland (ankle), LB Terence Garvin (shoulder), DE Ricky Jean-Francois (knee), OT Ty Nsekhe (ankle), OT Brandon Scherff and RB Chris Thompson (illness) were limited participants, and CB Will Blackmon (thumb), LB Trent Murphy (ankle) and LS Nick Sundberg (back) were full participants.

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Redskins | Chris Thompson to maintain role

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:00:21 -0800

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson will continue to serve as the team's backup and third-down running back, even with RB Matt Jones expected to return in Week 10, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson has done a nice job in his role, even exhibiting shades of being a successful starting running back in the NFL one day. Unfortunately for him, Gruden is also high on undrafted rookie Rob Kelley, who will continue to operate as the team's No. 1 tailback. But Thompson at least gets to keep his role, apparently, which makes things very murky at best for Jones. Thompson is really only a flex/RB3 option in the deepest of leagues.

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Redskins | Chris Thompson not expected to start

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:07:47 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson is not expected to start in Week 8 game against the Cincinnati Bengals in London, even if RB Matt Jones (knee) cannot start. "Chris (Thompson) has such an important role as far as third downs and his specialty role that we need him in that role, and he's not a very big guy. We don't want to give him the ball 35 times between the tackles, you know? We'd like to have a more physical guy do it."

Fantasy Tip: If Jones is unable to go, Rob Kelley is the tailback to target for the Redskins. He might be a solid sleeper as a flex option in Week 8 against a Cincinnati Bengals rush defense allowing 118.4 yards per game, 24th in the NFL.

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Redskins | Chris Thompson totals 113 yards

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:50:06 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson rushed 12 times for 73 yards in the Week 7 game against the Detroit Lions, and he added seven receptions for 40 yards on seven targets.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson outperformed Matt Jones, who was mostly bottled up in the loss. Thompson's fantasy value is trending upward, and he is worth scooping up off the waiver wire heading into Week 8 against the Cincinnati Bengals if he is available. He has flex appeal for the game in London.

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Redskins | Chris Thompson finds end zone

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:02:02 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson worked as the No. 2 tailback in Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He rushed four times for 23 yards and a touchdown and he had a pair of receptions for 16 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson worked behind Matt Jones, but neither of the tailbacks had a ton of opportunities with the team falling behind and going mostly to the air on offense. Thompson, not Rob Kelley, was the backup and is the one to own in deeper fantasy leagues heading into Week 2 against the Dallas Cowboys.

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Redskins | 60-40 split for Redskins RBs?

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 06:57:18 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Matt Jones could receive 60% of the carries in the committee approach, and RBs Rob Kelley and Chris Thompson would account for the other 40%, in the opinion of beat writer Rich Tandler.

Fantasy Tip: Jones is a solid RB2 in PPR leagues, but his usage might be capped a bit early on unless he separates himself from the pack. Kelley has been a nice story this preseason, but he and Thompson offset one another to a degree. Both are in the RB5 conversation, but they are wild cards or handcuffs.

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Redskins | Chris Thompson expected to sit out

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:08:25 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (undisclosed) is not expected to play in the preseason game against the Buffalo Bills Friday, Aug. 26, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

Fantasy Tip: It appears Thompson is dealing with a minor injury and wants to be ready for the start of the regular season. Thompson is expected to be the third-down back this season if Matt Jones is healthy and could be a late-round option in deeper leagues.

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Redskins | Keith Marshall turning heads in camp

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 18:43:37 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Keith Marshall is firmly entrenched among the team's top three backs along with RBs Matt Jones and Chris Thompson, and there is a gap between that trio and the rest of the team's running backs, according to multiple sources. Marshall's speed has been the reason he has stood out, and he ran a 4.31 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. "He has that ability, when he does put that foot in the ground, he explodes through the line of scrimmage," offensive coordinator Sean McVay said.

Fantasy Tip: Marshall is only worth a look in deeper fantasy leagues as a late-round sleeper at this point. However, if an injury to Jones or Thompson occurs, Marshall could see plenty of meaningful touches if he continues to show well in training camp and the preseason.

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Redskins | Chris Thompson should be ready for camp

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:10:08 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (shoulder) did not participate in offseason workouts because of shoulder surgery but should be ready for training camp. Thompson is expected to be the third-down back for the Redskins in 2016.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson should receive touches this season as long as he can stay healthy. He probably will be more involved in the passing game than the running game, which should help his value in point-per-reception leagues. He could be considered a late-round option in most leagues.

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